When our soldiers kill and die in wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore.
Is this really a resumption of the Cold War?
China is content to let the United States spend itself into military-induced bankruptcy as the Soviets did.
Maintaining steady access to a bounty of natural resources is the major goal of this global control.
It's time to get the heck out of that graveyard of empires.
Running the world is a lot of work.
For now at least, the United States of America rules the Earth militarily.
In the end, some empires are defeated militarily, while others just sort of whimper away in decay.